The Cerebral Palsy Society is a member-based organisation that strives to enhance the lives of people with cerebral palsy in New Zealand by providing programmes, support and advice – which support New Zealander’s with cerebral palsy (CP) at all ages and stages.
The programmes and services available to members range from vouchers to subsidised taxi travel and physical activities, to grants, member events and support networks.
Gemma Overton is the Family Support Manager, and can be contacted on 022 348 7427. Gemma has a child with CP, and is passionate about supporting other families experiencing cerebral palsy.
Find out more at cerebralpalsy.org.nz
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Parent to Parent is a nationwide not-for-profit organisation formed in 1983 by parents and professionals to support the families of babies, children, teens and adults with any type of disability or health impairment.
Parent to Parent’s eleven branches and national office in Hamilton help families across New Zealand by informing, educating, inspiring and supporting, as they navigate their way through experiences with disability.
Find out more at parent2parent.org.nz